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Julie Tieu is a Chinese-Cambodian American author of lighthearted, contemporary romcoms. Her debut, The Donut Trap, was one of Booklist's Top 10 Romance Debuts of 2022.  Her follow-up, Circling Back To You, was a 2022 Golden Poppy Award finalist by the California Independent Booksellers Association.  Her recent release, Fancy Meeting You Here was named one of Powell's Best Books of 2023: Romance. 


When she's not writing, you can find her reading, on the hunt for delicious eats, or dreaming about her next travel adventure. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her high school crush husband and two energetic kids.

She is represented by Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.


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